Intext Educational Publishers, 1973 - Technology & Engineering - 180 pages
The nature and scope of biological control; Ecological basis for biological control; The history and development of biological control; Entomophagous insects; Procedures in enemy introduction; Factors limiting success of introduced natural enemies; Analysis of classical biological control programs; Naturally occurring biological control and integrated control; Other biological methods of pest control; The future of biological control.
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A Comparison of the Biological Control of Pest Insects
Ecological Basis for Biological Control
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abundance adult alfalfa weevil animals Aphytis attack Australia beet armyworm biological control programs bollworm Bosch citrus classical biological control Clausen colonization control of insect cotton cottony-cushion scale crop culture DeBach I964 density density-dependent Department of Agriculture Development of Biological diapause ecological effective endoparasite Enemy Introduction entomologists entomophagous entomophagous insects environment established example exotic feeding female habitat Hawaii host plant Huffaker Hymenoptera hyperparasites infestations insect pests insectary insecticides integrated control Klamath weed large numbers larvae mass propagation mealybug Methods of Pest monophagous mortality factor moth native natural control natural enemies natural-enemy naturally occurring biological numbers occurring biological control olive scale oophilus organisms pallidus parasite S DeBach parasitoid parthenogenesis pathogens pest control pest insects pest population pest species pesticide pests and weeds phytophagous predators predatory rapae release reproductive spider mites spotted alfalfa aphid sterile-insect strain success target pest technique Trioxys U.S. Department University of California variety walnut aphid weevil winter moth